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Maurice Timothy Reidy joined America's staff in October 2006 and served as online editor before becoming executive editor and now deputy editor in chief. Tim helps direct America’s daily news coverage and currently edits the magazines Ideas section. He is also an occasional on-air host of “America This Week” on SiriusXM. Before joining America he worked at the Hartford Courant, a newspaper in Connecticut, and Commonweal magazine. In addition to writing for America, he has contributed to The New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review and the Princeton Alumni Weekly. He has been interviewed about the Catholic Church on WNYC in New York, ABC, Bloomberg TV and other media outlets. Tim also serves on the board of directors of Jesuit Refugee Service USA.

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FaithAdvent Reflections
Maurice Timothy Reidy
A Reflection for the First Friday of Advent.
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For the title sisters in ‘The Grammarians,’ words are much more than words, and the rules that govern them must be upheld with a believer’s zeal.
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A detective story is not what we have come to expect from Russo, who generally operates at the same, easy-going speed as his male protagonists.
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Both sons of New York, Alfred E. Smith and Franklin Roosevelt were close political allies. Until the national Democratic convention of 1932.
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Steven Hyden says he is not a religious person, but he is fervently devoted to the music that he grew up with.
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Patrick Samway draws from letters to paint a picture of an editor and a writer who rarely met in person but who nonetheless forged a close bond.
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Wilson's strong moral streak proved to be his greatest asset and his greatest failing.
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John Banville has few kind words for the church of his youth, but he is good company nonetheless.
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Joe Biden’s deep love for his son is evident on every page of ‘Promise Me.’
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Ladislas Orsy, S.J., talks with about the vision of Vatican II and how Catholics can help implement it today.